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Thwart Tech-Savvy Quiz Takers with Locked Mode

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For educators who like to create their own assessments, platforms like Google Forms have been a godsend. . Many schools have resorted to expensive and clunky classroom management software to help monitor behavior while students engage with technology. Google now has a better solution.

What is Cheating in the Digital Age?

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For instance, at our school, we use the LMS Canvas but it doesn't inherently lock a student into a quiz tab while taking a quiz so we have bought the "hack" known as Respondus Lockdown Browser as an add-on to do this. There is a little bit of irony that the hack is to prevent cheating but in this case, Respondus is what is known as a non-malicious hack that adds value to a product and the product readily accepts it. Access to information makes some tests seem irrelevant at best.